Bee Gees' Barry Gibb was knighted by Prince Charles

Buckingham Palace showed how deep their love is for Barry Gibb, the only living member of the Bee Gees, by knighting him in honor of his work in music and charity. Prince Charles performed the ceremony on Tuesday. The 71-year-old pop singer and songwriter dedicated his knighthood to his late siblings in a moving speech.

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Sir Barry is the last surviving member of the band after the death of Maurice following a bowel operation in 2003 and his twin Robin in 2012 from cancer.

"If it was not for my brothers, I would not be here. If I had spent my whole life writing songs on my own, it would have meant something else altogether.

"I hope and pray they are aware of what's happened..."

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Man ordered not to throw horseshit at Prince Charles

An Auckland resident was ordered Tuesday to stay away from Prince Charles and wife Camilla during their stay in New Zealand, thereby thwarting his plans to throw horseshit at the royal couple. Sam Bracanov, 76, was ordered by Auckland District Court to remain at least 500 meters from the future British monarch. Though he pleaded not guilty on a charge of conspiracy to commit a crime, he described to reporters a plan to "make it liquid like porridge." [Reuters] Read the rest